ENGLISH-SPEAKING
COUNTRIES
The aim of the project:
• Learn more about English-speaking countries.
Our tasks:
• To find information about English-speaking countries
from different sources
• To select necessary material
• To present this material in our project
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
and Northern
Ireland is an
island state.
It lies on the
British Isles.
• People of many different nationalities live in
Britain. London is the capital of the country.
It’s one of the largest cities in the world. The
official language is English. English is a mixture
of Anglo-Saxon, French, Greek and even
Russian.
Currency of the country is the British
pound sterling.
The Flag of
the UK.
• The national flag of the United Kingdom is called
the Union Jack.
The State Emblem of the UK.
• The main National Royal symbol is Royal Coat of Arms,
which identifies the person who is the Head of State.
• The motto of the country is “GOD AND MY RIGHT”.
The United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland has
four historic parts:
•
•
•
•
England
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland
England is the part
of the UK
• The capital of England is London.
The floral symbol is the Red Rose.
Scotland is the
part of the UK.
• Edinburgh is the capital of
Scotland. The thistle is
the symbol of Scotland.
Wales is the part
of the UK.
• The capital of Wales is Cardiff.
• The daffodil is the national
symbol of Wales.
Northern Ireland
is the part of the
UK.
• Northern Ireland is
situated in the northeastern part of the island
of Ireland. The capital and
largest city is Belfast.
The shamrock is
the symbol of Ireland.
Geographical and Cultural Table.
Name of
Capital
the country
The
United
Kingdom
of Great
Britain
and
Northern
Ireland
London
Location
Official
language
Motto
Symbols
Currency
The
British
Isles
English
“God and my
right”
The Red
Rose is for
England
GBP
The thistle is
for Scotland
The daffodil
is for Wales
The shamro
ck is
for Ireland.
The USA
or
the United States of America.
THE USA IS ONE OF THE
POWERFUL AND
ADVANCED COUNTRIES
IN THE WORLD. IT LIES
IN THE CENTRAL PART
OF THE CONTINENT OF
NORTH AMERICA . IT
STRECHES FROM THE
ATLANTIC OCEAN IN
THE EAST TO THE
PACIFIC OCEAN IN THE
WEST AND FROM
CANADA IN THE NORTH
TO MEXICO IN THE
SOUTH.
Washington.
THE CAPITAL OF THE USA
IS WASHINGTON,
THOUGH SOME PEOPLE
THINK IT’S NEW YORK.
THIS FAMOUS CITY
IS THE FINANCIAL
AND CULTURAL
CENTER OF
THE USA.
New York.
THE USA HAS THE
THIRD LARGEST
POPULATION IN
THE WORLD.
• ENGLISH IS THE
OFFICIAL
LANGUAGE IN
THE COUNTRY.
THE AMERICAN FLAG IS
CALLED “STARS AND
STRIPES”.TODAY THE
FLAG HAS 13
HORISONTAL STRIPES
AND 50 STARS IN THE
LEFT TOP CORNER.
THE STRIPES
REPRESENT ORIDINAL
13 COLONIES. 50 STARS
REPRESENT CURRENT
50 STATES OF THE
UNION.
THE NATIONAL
SYMBOL OF THE
USA THE BALD
EAGLE IS THE
ONLY EAGLE
UNIQUE TO NORTH
AMERICA. IT WAS
CHOSEN AS AN
EMBLEM BECAUSE
OF ITS LONG LIFE.
• ONE OF SYMBOLS
OF THE USA IS
«UNCLE SAM».
UNCLE SAM IS
TRADITIONALLY A
TALL WHITEHAIRED MAN WITH
A WHITE GOATEE
AND STARSPANGLED SUIT.
• Motto of the USA
is: In God We
Trust.
• Currency of the
country is United
States dollar ($)
(USD)
Geographical and Cultural Table.
Name of
Capital
Name
capital
the country
The
USA
United
States of
America
Washington
Canberra
Location Official
Motto
Locationlanguage
Official
language
Symbols
Currency
symbols
currency
The Bald
English
USD
“In God
In the
Between the English
kangaroo
AUD
Eagle,
We Trust”
central
“UNCLE
partIndian
of and
SAM”
the the Pacific
Ocean
continent
of North
America
Australia is the world’s largest island
and its smallest continent. It lies
between the Indian and the Pacific
Oceans.
• The capital
of Australia
is Canberra.
History of Australia
• The east coast of
Australia was
discovered by Captain
Cook in 1770.
The official language in
AUSTRALIA is English.
Its currency is Australian
dollar(AUD).
The flag of Australia was chosen in
1901. It consists of many elements.
In the left upper corner there is the
British flag and six white stars on a
blue field show the Southern Cross.
The native birds of Australia are very interesting.
The emu, for example, which with kangaroo is
represented on the Australian Coat of Arms.
There are 5 big cities
in Australia: Sydney,
Melbourne,
Adelaide, Perth and
Brisbane.
Australian wildlife is unique. Some of its
animals such as
the
kangaroo
the dingo
or wild
dog
the koala
can not be found
in any other
countries of the
world.
Geographical and Cultural Table.
Name of the
country
Capital
Location
Official
language
Symbols
Currency
Australia
Canberra
Between
the Indian
and the
Pacific
Oceans
English
The kangaroo
and emu
AUD
Choose the right variant
1. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is located on the British Isles.
a)The Bahamas b) the British Isles c) the Hawaiian islands
2 .The capital of Great Britain is London.
a) New York b) Wellington c) London
Northern Ireland
3. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland consists of
Wales
a) Sydney b) Northern Ireland c) Tasmania d) Wales
Scotland
e) Scotland
f) Melbourne
g) England
England
4. The symbol of Scotland is
Wales
Northern Ireland
the shamrock
the red rose
the thistle
the daffodil
5.The country ‘s currency is Pound
а)dollar
b)Pound
6. The motto of the country is «God and My Right»
a) «In God We Trust»
b) «God and My Right» c) «From Sea to Sea»
England
Decide if the sentences are true or false
1. The USA is one of the powerful and advanced countries in the world.
2. The capital of the USA is New York.
3. Uncle Sam is one of the symbols of America.
4. The flag has 15 stripes and 51 stars.
5. American people speak the same English as people in Britain do.
6. The USA’s neighbor is Australia.
7. People of many nationalities live in the USA.
8. The motto of the country is “In God We Trust”.
Match the parts of the sentences.
1. Australia is
a) English.
2. The capital of Australia is
b)Australian dollar.
3. Australia has
c) located between the Indian
and the Pacific Oceans.
4. The seasons in the country are
d) Canberra.
5. The country’s currency is
e) a unique wildlife.
6. The official language of Australia is
f) the other way round
Read the text and put the word in bracket in the right form
Canada
largest country in the world.
Canada is the second _______
( large) The __________
country’s neighbour is the USA.(country)
The capital of the country ____
is Ottawa.(be) People of
nationalities live in Canada. (nation) The country
many ___________
has two official languages English and French. (have)
____
The official emblem of Canada is the maple leaf. The red
Canadian flag shows a leaf of the maple
and white ________
tree.(Canada) Canada _______
is called the country of lakes.
(call) The motto of the country is “From Sea to Sea”.
The currency of the country is Canadian dollar (CAD).
Geographical and Cultural Table
name
capital
location
official
language
symbol
Canada
Ottawa
English a maple
on the
continent
leaf
French
North
America
currency
CAD
Tell about New Zealand with the help of the table.
name
New
Zealand
capital
Wellington
location
in the
Pacific ocean
official
language
English
symbol
the kiwi ,
a flightiness
bird
currency
NZD
Name of the
country
Capital
Location
Official
language
Motto
Symbol
Currency
The United
Kingdom of
Great Britain
and Northern
Ireland
London
On British Isles
English
“God and
my right”
The Red Rose;
The thistle;
The daffodil;
The shamrock
GBP
The United
States of
America
Washington
In the central
part of the
continent of
North
America
English
“In God We
Trust”
The Bald Eagle,
“UNCLE SAM”
USD
Australia
Canberra
Between the
Indian and the
Pacific Oceans
English
AUD
________
The kangaroo and
emu
The maple leaf
CAD
the kiwi , a
flightiness
bird
NZD
Canada
Ottawa
on the
continent
North
America
English
French
New
Zealand
Wellington
in the
Pacific ocean
English
“From Sea
to Sea”
________
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